The B.Sc. degree program at the geology department is offered for concentration tracks in Applied Geology and in Petroleum Geology. Fundamental principles in geosciences are provided to both tracks through theoretical, laboratory and fieldwork. At the specialization level, students of the applied geology track are given knowledge in disciplines focusing on applications related to economic geology and groundwater resources. In petroleum geology track, the emphasis is given to knowledge in hydrocarbon sources and exploration. The students of both tracks are also given adequate skills in geoinformatics and environmental analysis. Students receive training in research through both preparation of a research project at the final year of their education and participation in the research projects of the department. The preparation of students for work places in private or state companies and agencies is performed through internship, regular visits and projects.
The B.Sc. in Biochemistry program provides students with a strong foundation in all areas of chemistry, with emphasis on biochemistry. Students also develop a good background in the related areas of molecular biology and microbiology. Students develop practical skills through laboratory courses utilizing state of the art equipment and internship training. Students also gain strong IT and communication skills and have the opportunity to become involved in biochemistry research. Graduates of the program are well prepared to take up positions in the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries or pursue further studies at the graduate level.
The BS in Information Security degree program is designed to develop expertise in the area of information and network security. The program main objective is to provide the management skills and technical knowledge needed to plan, acquire, operate, manage and evaluate an organization’s information security operations. Students enrolled in this program are expected to pursue a plan of study to assure professional competence and breadth of knowledge in the field of information and network security. The emphasis of this program is on applying proven and innovative practices for building industry-standard secure systems, applications and networks. The program will go a long way toward meeting the growing need for information technology specialists with competence in IT in a broad sense along with relevant expertise in information and network security.
Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to an artificial creation of human-like intelligence. It is a technology that is already impacting how users interact with, and are affected by the Internet. In the near future, its impact is likely to only continue to grow. This Artificial Intelligence Minor is proposed for undergraduate students who anticipate that Artificial Intelligence will have a prominent role to play in their academic and professional career. The students will learn how to improve the UAE government agencies and industry performance with these exponentially improving new technologies. The minor is designed for students from all majors other than Computer Science to supplement their primary studies.
The College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) offers four- year M.D program. The pre- requisite for the program is successful completion of two- year Pre- Medical program offered by CMHS. The MD program integrates basic and clinical sciences through a wide variety of learning opportunities including problem based learning. The curriculum offers candidates some flexibility to undertake extra curricula activities for example in clinical electives abroad. The MD program will prepare graduates who will be skilled, knowledgeable, and compassionate and who can serve the community as a professional and ethical physician. The graduates will be life- long learners and committed to quality healthcare and practice medicine in a patient- centered and multi professional environment. The graduates will also be ready to take up advanced training in various specialties of Medicine.
The program responds to a growing demand for professional translators well-equipped with linguistic and cultural knowledge to meet the needs of the multinational society of the UAE. The program is designed to provide theoretical and practical training for students to become professional translators, and to introduce them to the requirements of specialized translation. The curriculum ensures students will have the required linguistic fluency and familiarizes them with problems they may face in English-into-Arabic and Arabic-into-English translation. It also introduces them to different ways of solving those problems in light of textual and extra-textual factors that may affect their choices. The curriculum includes various specialized courses such as legal, scientific, media, and business translation, as well as community interpreting. It also offers internship opportunities for students to train in different institutions around the UAE.
The Minor in German Language is an 18-credit hour program. It aims to equip students with basic written and oral skills in German language in a range of contexts. Students will have the ability to analyze and translate short texts from English and Arabic into German and vice versa. By the end of the courses, students should have acquired the skills necessary to take the relevant language exam at the Goethe institute.
The Minor in Business Translation is an 18-credit hour program. It aims to introduce students to the various types of business letters and documents. Students will learn how to effectively write and translate different business texts in both languages.
The Minor in French Language is an 18-credit hour program. It aims to equip students with basic written and oral skills in the French language in a range of contexts. Students will have the ability to analyze and translate short texts from English and Arabic into French and vice versa. By the end of the courses, students should have acquired the skills necessary to take an exam set by the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Paris to gain the Diplôme de Français Professional B1.
The Minor in Korean Language is an 18-credit hour program. It aims to equip students with basic written and oral skills in Korean language in a range of contexts. Students will have the ability to analyze and translate very short texts from English and Arabic into Korean and vice versa. By the end of the courses, students should have acquired the skills necessary to take an exam set by the Korean Embassy, entitling them to a certificate issued by the embassy.